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Maytag Dairy Farm

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My tour group stopped here for what I thought would be a brief stop. Wonderful tour. My group... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Justin, Texas
One of the best blue cheeses in America

Greeat products. Not a lot of see when visiting. Friendly staff...like most Iowans. Would go... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Larry L
Mingo, Iowa
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This farm is famous for its Maytag Blue cheese.
2282 E 8th St N, Newton, IA 50208-8775
+1 800-247-2458
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe its because we're from Wisconsin so someone heralding cheese is something we hear all the time, but unless you are truly a blue cheese aficionado there is no reason to stop here. The "tour" is really a look at the admin and shipping building,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 599tomf
Reviewed 14 September 2018

My tour group stopped here for what I thought would be a brief stop. Wonderful tour. My group loved the cheese samples and then spent quite a bit of time buying the cheese. The personnel had Styrofoam boxes ready for our use with blue ice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Greeat products. Not a lot of see when visiting. Friendly staff...like most Iowans. Would go there for the cheese not for any tours.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Larry L
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I have to let my readers know that Maytag Blue Cheese is one of the best cheeses there is. I have not had the pleasure of visiting this location but for several years now we order the Maytag Blue cheese wheel and have it shipped...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BeataBallo
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Spent part of a Saturday morning touring this hidden gem. Had actually lived near it off and on for several years but had not gone to it. Then went with several other couples. It was not only interesting but very fun. I had no idea...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Stopped with kids and grandkids to pick up some blue cheese on a rainy Fall day. Staff were super friendly, everyone provided with samples, then the grandkids picked some popcorn from the field.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ride A H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Stopped to get a tour and buy some cheese. Not much to see but the staff was very friendly and informative on the very short tour. Mainly due to health codes, there was not much of a tour. The cheese samples were good and we...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Cytraveler26
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I went out of my way purposely to visit the famous Maytag Blue Cheese Factory near Newton, Iowa. Imagine my surprise when, upon arrival, I was told that they had NO CHEESE! The very nice lady at the front counter explained that they had no...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank William B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This place has some wonderful cheeses of different types and ages... you should check this place out.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank thomp041
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Beautiful grounds and location. While interesting, the tour provides limited information and really isn't that informative.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Steve F
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